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  1. Althusser and Law

    Edited by Laurent de Sutter

    Series: Nomikoi Critical Legal Thinkers

    Althusser & Law is the first book specifically dedicated to the place of law in Louis Althusser’s philosophy. The growing importance of Althusser’s philosophy in contemporary debates on the left has - for practical and political, as well theoretical reasons - made a sustained&...

    Published February 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Protest and US Foreign Policy

    Performative Construction of the War on Terror

    By Cami Rowe

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This book offers a study of post-9/11 anti-war organizations in the United States and their role in domestic foreign policy debates. The moment of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has been much cited in political and cultural scholarship and much attention has been paid to the promotion of "War on...

    Published February 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Imagination

    Edited by Chiara Bottici, Benoît Challand

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    The Politics of Imagination offers a multidisciplinary perspective on the contemporary relationship between politics and the imagination. What role does our capacity to form images play in politics? And can we define politics as a struggle for people’s imagination? As a result of the increasingly...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Birkbeck Law Press

  4. Politics of Urbanism

    Seeing Like a City

    By Warren Magnusson

    Series: Interventions

    To see like a city, rather than seeing like a state, is the key to understanding modern politics. In this book, Magnusson draws from theorists such as Weber, Wirth, Hayek, Jacobs, Sennett, and Foucault to articulate some of the ideas that we need to make sense of the city as a form of political...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Critical Approaches to Security

    An Introduction to Theories and Methods

    Edited by Laura J. Shepherd

    Focusing on critical approaches to security, this new textbook offers readers both an overview of the key theoretical perspectives and a variety of methodological techniques. With a careful explication of core concepts in each chapter and an introduction that traces the...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Human Rights and Constituent Power

    Without Model or Warranty

    By Illan rua Wall

    With the emergence of modern human rights in the Universal Declaration, what remained of a radical political potential of the discourse withdrew: statism and individualism became its authorised foundations and the possibilities of other human rights traditions were denied. The strife that once lay...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Cambodia and the Politics of Aesthetics

    By Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Illuminating developments in contemporary Cambodia with political and aesthetic theory, this book analyses the country’s violent transition from socialism to capitalism through an innovative method that combines the aesthetic approach and critical theory. To understand the particularities of the...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Celebrity Humanitarianism

    The Ideology of Global Charity

    By Ilan Kapoor

    Series: Interventions

    In the last two decades especially, we have witnessed the rise of ‘celebrity’ forms of global humanitarianism and charity work, spearheaded by entertainment stars, billionaires, and activist NGOs (e.g. Bob Geldof, Bono, Angelina Jolie, Madonna, Bill Gates, George Soros, Save Darfur, Medeçins Sans...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Sport, Exercise and Social Theory

    An Introduction

    By Gyozo Molnar, John Kelly

    Why are sport and exercise important? What can the study of sport and exercise tell us about wider society? Who holds the power in creating contemporary sport and exercise discourses? It is impossible to properly understand the role that sport and exercise play in contemporary society...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. War and the Body

    Militarisation, Practice and Experience

    Edited by Kevin McSorley

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This edited volume places the body at the centre of critical thinking about war and its consequences. War is fundamentally embodied. The reality of war is not just politics by any other means but politics incarnate, politics written on and experienced through the thinking, feeling bodies of men and...

    Published October 7th 2012 by Routledge